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APAC Economic Outlook: Roll Out the Vaccines!

Apr 18, 2021

The pace of vaccinations will differentiate which economies can open up early to travel and tourism. Singapore is well ahead of the rest of the region. Fiscal stimulus in the U.S. will support the APAC region via trade, particularly Vietnam. Fiscal stimulus in Japan, Malaysia and Singapore minimizes risk this year. Surges of COVID-19 cases in India and the Philippines threaten their economic outlook. China’s improving domestic spending will...

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GDP Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Private Consumption 2020 Q4 461,851 430,971 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Private Consumption 2020 Q4 436,251 430,201 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, SA Quarterly
Real Government Consumption 2020 Q4 80,213 79,992 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, SA Quarterly
Nominal Gross Domestic Product 2020 Q4 713,696 698,802 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Government Consumption 2020 Q4 85,246 85,004 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Gross Domestic Product 2020 Q4 666,542 665,427 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, SA Quarterly
Real Investment 2020 Q4 152,328 122,056 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Nominal Fixed Investment (gross fixed capital formation) 2020 Q4 134,326 119,580 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Fixed Investment (gross fixed capital formation) 2020 Q4 133,513 118,098 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Investment 2020 Q4 134,326,000,000 119,580,000,000 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Price Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Mar 2021 111.9 111.3 Index Oct2014 to Sep2015=100, SA Monthly
Producer Price Index (PPI) 2020 Q4 109.9 112 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
Labor Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force Employment Mar 2021 3,614 3,610 Ths. 3-mo. MA, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Mar 2021 3,873 3,871 Ths. 3-mo. MA, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.8 7.2 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
Unemployment Mar 2021 259.8 261.6 Ths. 3-mo. MA, NSA Monthly
Wage & Salaries 2020 Q4 165.9 160.6 Index 1999Q1=100, NSA Quarterly
Real Wages & Salaries 2020 Q4 124.3 122.4 Index 1999Q1=100, NSA Quarterly
Total Employment 2018 Q3 2,871,728 2,871,540 #, NSA Quarterly
Trade Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Exports of Goods Feb 2021 311,077 387,980 Mil. HKD, NSA Monthly
Balance of Goods Feb 2021 -14,699 -25,228 Mil. HKD, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Feb 2021 325,776 413,208 Mil. HKD, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2020 Q4 30,889 97,531 Mil.HKD, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 1,342,718 1,282,758 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 1,308,706 1,220,552 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 1,325,936 1,274,455 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2020 Q4 17,230 53,903 Mil. Ch. 2018 HKD, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 1,333,955 1,224,916 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Net Exports 2020 Q4 8,763 57,842 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Government Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Revenues 2020 Q4 174,709 64,198 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2020 Q4 172,001 232,448 Mil. HKD, NSA Quarterly
Government Budget Balance 31 Mar 2020 -10,575 67,949 Mil. HKD 366 days
Markets Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Stock Market Index 11 May 2021 28,013 28,595 Index, NSA Business Daily
Lending Rate Mar 2021 5 5 % p.a, NSA Monthly
Treasury Bills (over 31 days) Mar 2021 0.02 0.04 % p.a., NSA Monthly
Money Market Rate Mar 2021 0.03 0.04 % p.a., NSA Monthly
Average Long-term Government Bond 31 May 2019 1.83 1.84 % p.a., NSA Daily
Consumer Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Retail Sales Mar 2021 68.5 73.3 Index Oct2014 to Sep2015=100, NSA Monthly
Business Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Industrial Production 2020 Q4 96.5 98.6 Index 2015=100, NSA Quarterly
Change in Inventories 2019 Q4 975.12 1,618 Mil. HKD, SA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2017 12,461,000,000 447,000,000 NCU Annual
Demographics Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Net Migration 2020 -39.8 30 Ths. #, NSA Annual
Population 2020:2 7,474 7,481 Ths. #, NSA Annual
Birth Rate 2019 7 7.2 # per Ths. pop., NSA Annual
Death Rate 2019 6.5 6.4 # per Ths. pop., NSA Annual
Births 2019 52.9 53.7 Ths. #, NSA Annual
Deaths 2019 48.5 47.4 #, NSA Annual

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